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To the Editor:
—In The Journal, June 6, is published a communication from Dr. Archambault referring to the article by Dr. Doyle and me, "Symptomatic Treatment for Narcolepsy" (The Journal, April 25, p. 1370).The brief reports by Janota and Skala on the use of ephedrine were given in the discussion of a paper by Pelnar before the Prague Neurologic Society in June, 1930. This meeting was reported in the October, 1930, issue of the Revue neurologique, but the discussion was not indexed in that number and consequently was overlooked by us. We knew nothing of the report until our library received volume 8 of the Quarterly Cumulative Index Medicus early in 1931. We, of course, intended to call attention to the work of the Prague neurologists in a later report.It seems only fair to add that our preliminary report appeared in the Proceedings of the Staff Meetings of
Daniels LE. NARCOLEPSY. JAMA. 1931;97(6):408. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730060046027